The statistics below represent IT jobs advertised across the England region that had Desktop Support Specialist featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the salaries offered over the 3 months to 25 February 2017 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
25 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Desktop Support Specialist
UK / England
Rank 822 923 908
Rank change year-on-year
+101 -15
Permanent jobs requiring a Desktop Support Specialist 6 5 20
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.008% 0.005% 0.020%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.008% 0.005% 0.021%
Number of salaries quoted 5 4 16
Median salary £27,500 £35,000 £20,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-21.42% +75.00%
UK excluding London median salary £27,500 - £20,000

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the England region. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of permanent jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
England
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
74873 91880 96090
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 96.32% 96.47% 96.73%
Number of salaries quoted 62548 77866 79959
Median salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+5.55% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,000 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.00%

Desktop Support Specialist
Jobs Demand Trend in England

The demand trend of job ads across the England region that featured Desktop Support Specialist in the job title.

Desktop Support Specialist Jobs Demand Trend in England

Desktop Support Specialist
Salary Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Desktop Support Specialist across the England region.

Desktop Support Specialist Salary Trend in England

Desktop Support Specialist
Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Desktop Support Specialist within the England region over the 3 months to 25 February 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
London +81 5 £27,500 -21.42%
South West - 1 £27,500 -
Desktop Support Specialist
UK

Desktop Support Specialist Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 25 February 2017, Desktop Support Specialist job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the England region featuring Desktop Support Specialist in the job title.

1 9 (90.00%) Windows
2 6 (60.00%) Microsoft
2 6 (60.00%) Windows 7
3 5 (50.00%) Active Directory
3 5 (50.00%) Microsoft Certification
3 5 (50.00%) ITIL
4 4 (40.00%) Mac OS X
4 4 (40.00%) Blackberry
4 4 (40.00%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 4 (40.00%) Cisco
4 4 (40.00%) Windows 8
4 4 (40.00%) Windows 10
4 4 (40.00%) SCCM
5 3 (30.00%) MCDST
5 3 (30.00%) LANDesk
5 3 (30.00%) Problem Management
5 3 (30.00%) Office 365
5 3 (30.00%) Mac OS
5 3 (30.00%) Android
5 3 (30.00%) MS Office
5 3 (30.00%) Adobe
5 3 (30.00%) Apple
5 3 (30.00%) VoIP
6 2 (20.00%) GSM
6 2 (20.00%) MCSA
6 2 (20.00%) MS Excel
6 2 (20.00%) Firmware
6 2 (20.00%) Cognizant
6 2 (20.00%) DHCP
6 2 (20.00%) TCP/IP

Desktop Support Specialist Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 4 (40.00%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
2 2 (20.00%) Skype for Business
3 1 (10.00%) SharePoint
Applications
1 3 (30.00%) MS Office
2 2 (20.00%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 3 (30.00%) Office 365
2 1 (10.00%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (10.00%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (30.00%) VoIP
2 2 (20.00%) DHCP
2 2 (20.00%) DNS
2 2 (20.00%) GSM
2 2 (20.00%) TCP/IP
2 2 (20.00%) VPN
3 1 (10.00%) LAN
3 1 (10.00%) WAN
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (10.00%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 4 (40.00%) Blackberry
2 1 (10.00%) Fintech
2 1 (10.00%) iPhone
Operating Systems
1 9 (90.00%) Windows
2 6 (60.00%) Windows 7
3 4 (40.00%) Mac OS X
3 4 (40.00%) Windows 10
3 4 (40.00%) Windows 8
4 3 (30.00%) Android
4 3 (30.00%) Mac OS
5 2 (20.00%) Windows Server
6 1 (10.00%) Linux
6 1 (10.00%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (10.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (50.00%) ITIL
2 3 (30.00%) Problem Management
3 2 (20.00%) Application Packaging
3 2 (20.00%) Incident Management
4 1 (10.00%) Change Management
4 1 (10.00%) DNA
4 1 (10.00%) Patch Management
4 1 (10.00%) PRINCE2
4 1 (10.00%) Software Deployment
Programming Languages
1 1 (10.00%) Perl
1 1 (10.00%) PowerShell
1 1 (10.00%) SQL
1 1 (10.00%) VBA
Qualifications
1 5 (50.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 3 (30.00%) MCDST
3 2 (20.00%) MCSA
4 1 (10.00%) Degree
4 1 (10.00%) MCP
4 1 (10.00%) MCSE
4 1 (10.00%) SC Cleared
4 1 (10.00%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 5 (50.00%) Active Directory
2 2 (20.00%) Firmware
3 1 (10.00%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 4 (40.00%) SCCM
2 2 (20.00%) AirWatch
Vendors
1 6 (60.00%) Microsoft
2 4 (40.00%) Cisco
3 3 (30.00%) Adobe
3 3 (30.00%) Apple
3 3 (30.00%) LANDesk
4 2 (20.00%) Cognizant
4 2 (20.00%) Polycom